Dwight Hall Zundel


Dwight Hall Zundel, 90, a long-time Pocatello resident, died Tuesday at his home following an apparent heart attack.
He was born Feb. 27, 1896 in Woodruff, to Isaac David and Julia Bell Hail Zundel He received his education at Woodruff and Malad schools.
During World War I. he served with the Army and was on a ship headed for France when the Armistice was signed.
On April 20. 1921 he married Vilet Elizabeth Lewis in the Logan, Utah LDS Temple. They made their home in Buist, Idaho where they farmed until 1927 when they moved to Malad.
On June 20, 1929, they moved to Tyhee and to Hawthorne Road in 1934. They bought their present farm in 1937. For 30 years. Mr. Zundel was a Carman for the Union Pacific Railroad Company, retiring in 1967
Mrs. Zundel died July 25, 1979.
Mr. Zundel was a high priest in the Pocatello 52nd LDS Ward, and had served in various capacities including counselor in two bishoprics, elder’s quorum president, genealogy chairman and a home teacher. He ran for public office while living in Malad.
This past summer, he was grand marshal for the Chubbuck Fourth of July celebration. His hobbies were current events, history, reading, gardening and flowers.
Survivors include five sons, Dwight Lewis Zundel. Pocatello; Voyd Lewis Zundel. Corvallis, Mont.; Earl Davis Zundel. Alameda, Calif.; Reed Darrel Zundel and Wayne Lewis Zundel, both of Pocatello; a daughter, Mrs. Larry (Elaine) Nelson, Pocatello; a brother, Afton Zundel, Lake Oswego, Ore.; a sister, Mrs. Gladys Barnes, Pocatello; 24 grandchildren; and 46 great-grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by his parents, four sons, a great-grandson, five brothers and five sisters.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the Pocatello LDS 52nd Ward chapel on Quinn and Hawthorne roads with Bishop John Keith Hirschi officiating. The family will receive friends Friday from 7 until 9 p.m. at Manning Funeral Chapel. On Saturday, friends may call at the 52nd Ward chapel from 10 a.m. until service time. Burial will be in St. John Cemetery at Malad with military graveside rites.

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